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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates For District 6

As early voting totals across West Texas continue to increase this week, voters in Midland are choosing who they want to sit on the school district’s Board of Trustees. The active races are in Districts 5 and 6. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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Midterms in West Texas: Midland School Board Candidates for District 5

Early voting in the 2018 midterm elections ends this Friday, November 2. And in addition to city, county, and statewide seats, voters in Midland will be appointing two officials to the Midland Independent School District Board of Trustees. Marfa Public … Continue reading

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As Midland ISD Struggles to Keep Teachers, One Parent Searches For Answers

In Midland, one parent is working to figure out why teachers are leaving the city’s school district in large numbers. The answer is a complicated one that has left some wondering what the district is doing to mend this issue.

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Petition to Remove Midland ISD Superintendent Circulates Permian Basin

An appeal to remove Midland Independent School District Superintendent Orlando Riddick went live online Tuesday morning — just 3 weeks ahead of the first day of school. It comes at a time when the district is facing over 150 teacher vacancies, with … Continue reading

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Local Education Symposium Airs This Saturday on 91.3 FM

This weekend we’re featuring a half-hour panel discussion on the dropout crisis plaguing the country as a whole, and how it’s affecting our schools here in the Permian Basin. As part of the nationwide American Graduate initiative, West Texas Public … Continue reading

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Midland ISD Developing “Petroleum Academy”

MIDLAND – As this Permian Basin city continues to thrive amid an oil boom transforming the region, local drilling companies have faced challenges in recruiting workers to come to West Texas. But the local school district plans to implement a … Continue reading

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